Notice - Notification of WTO Members: Proposed Amendments to the Standards and Specifications for Foods


WTO code G/SPS/N/KOR/785
Date notice 20/07/2023
Notice type Regular
Title Proposed Amendments to the Standards and Specifications for Foods
Summary

The proposed amendment seeks to:

1. Revise the definition, the standard and specification of certain foods;

2. Revise the "Ingredients Approved for Use in Food" list by newly adding 105 ingredients including "Lilium hansonii";

3. Revise and establish the maximum residual limits of pesticides for agricultural products (114 pesticides including Glyphosate);

4. Revise the maximum residual limit of veterinary drugs for fish (Febantel/Fenbendazole/Oxfendazole);

5. Revise and establish the general test methods;

6. Revise several terms for clarification and harmonization

Product Food products
Country Republic of Korea

File attach:
NKOR785.pdf

Orther Notice:


G/SPS/N/CAN/1502/Add.1 - Notice of Modification to the List of permitted supplemental ingredients to enable the use of L-alphaglycerylphosphorylcholine in supplemented foods
G/SPS/N/EU/697 - Draft Commission Regulation amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No. 396/2005 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards maximum residue levels for deltamethrin, metalaxyl, thiabendazole and trifloxystrobin in or on certain products
G/SPS/N/GBR/44/Add.1 - The Official Controls (Import of High Risk Food and Feed of Non-Animal Origin) (Amendment of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/1793) (England) Regulations 2024
G/SPS/N/JPN/1239 - Revision of the Specifications and Standards for Foods, Food Additives, Etc. under the Food Sanitation Act (revision of agricultural chemical residue standards)
G/SPS/N/JPN/1238 - Emergency measures to mitigate the risk of introducing Meloidogyne enterolobii.
G/SPS/N/JPN/1240 - Revision of the Specifications and Standards for Foods, Food Additives, Etc. under the Food Sanitation Act (revision of agricultural chemical residue standards)
G/SPS/N/JPN/1241 - Revision of the Specifications and Standards for Foods, Food Additives, Etc. under the Food Sanitation Act (revision of agricultural chemical residue standards).
G/SPS/N/JPN/1242 - Revision of the Specifications and Standards for Foods, Food Additives, Etc. under the Food Sanitation Act (revision of agricultural chemical residue standards).
G/SPS/N/JPN/1243 - Revision of the Specifications and Standards for Foods, Food Additives, Etc. under the Food Sanitation Act (revision of agricultural chemical residue standards)
G/SPS/N/JPN/1244 - Revision of the Specifications and Standards for Foods, Food Additives, Etc. under the Food Sanitation Act (revision of agricultural chemical residue standards)
G/SPS/N/JPN/1245 - Revision of the Specifications and Standards for Foods, Food Additives, Etc. under the Food Sanitation Act (revision of agricultural chemical residue standards)
G/SPS/N/JPN/1246 - Revision of the Specifications and Standards for Foods, Food Additives, Etc. under the Food Sanitation Act (revision of agricultural chemical residue standards).
G/SPS/N/UKR/206/Add.1 - The draft Order of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine "On approval of Requirements for certain types of partially or wholly dehydrated preserved milk intended for human consumption"
G/SPS/N/BDI/22/Add.1 G/SPS/N/KEN/175/Add.1 G/SPS/N/RWA/15/Add.1 G/SPS/N/TZA/206/Add.1 G/SPS/N/UGA/217/Add.1 - DEAS 946: 2022, Dried fruits - Specification, Second Edition
G/SPS/N/BDI/24/Add.1 G/SPS/N/KEN/177/Add.1 G/SPS/N/RWA/17/Add.1 G/SPS/N/TZA/208/Add.1 G/SPS/N/UGA/219/Add.1 - DEAS 1106: 2022, Banana flour - Specification, First Edition
G/SPS/N/BDI/30/Add.1 G/SPS/N/KEN/186/Add.1 G/SPS/N/RWA/23/Add.1 G/SPS/N/TZA/224/Add.1 G/SPS/N/UGA/226/Add.1 - DEAS 43:2022, Bread - Specification, Third Edition
G/SPS/N/BDI/31/Add.1 G/SPS/N/KEN/187/Add.1 G/SPS/N/RWA/24/Add.1 G/SPS/N/TZA/225/Add.1 G/SPS/N/UGA/227/Add.1 - DEAS 327:2022, Barley for brewing - Specification, Second Edition
G/SPS/N/BDI/33/Add.1 G/SPS/N/KEN/189/Add.1 G/SPS/N/RWA/26/Add.1 G/SPS/N/TZA/227/Add.1 G/SPS/N/UGA/229/Add.1 - DEAS 801:2022, Soya protein products - Specification, Second Edition
G/SPS/N/BDI/34/Add.1 G/SPS/N/KEN/190/Add.1 G/SPS/N/RWA/27/Add.1 G/SPS/N/TZA/228/Add.1 G/SPS/N/UGA/230/Add.1 - DEAS 128:2022, Milled rice - Specification, Second Edition
G/SPS/N/BDI/35/Add.1 G/SPS/N/KEN/191/Add.1 G/SPS/N/RWA/28/Add.1 G/SPS/N/TZA/229/Add.1 G/SPS/N/UGA/231/Add.1 - DEAS 802:2022, Textured soya protein products - Specification, Second Edition
G/SPS/N/CAN/1538 - Phytosanitary certificate policy revision
G/SPS/N/PER/1025 - Draft Directorial Resolution establishing the phytosanitary requirements governing the importation of used agricultural machinery and used agricultural equipment entering or transiting through Peru
G/SPS/N/PER/1026 - Proyecto de Resolución Directoral que establece los requisitos fitosanitarios para la importación de madera aserrada y/o kits de madera tratados según NIMF No. 15 (que vengan sin el sello o timbre correspondiente), para ser fabricados y/o ensamblados como material de acondicionamiento o embalaje en el Perú; y ser destinada al comercio internacional de origen y procedencia de todos los países.
G/SPS/N/TZA/138/Add.1 - DEAS 1060: 2021 Canned vegetables - Specification
G/SPS/N/TZA/139/Add.1 - DEAS 1061: 2021 Canned fruit cocktail - Specification
G/SPS/N/UKR/215 - Draft Order of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine "On amendments to the State Hygiene Regulations and Norms "Regulation on the maximum levels for certain contaminants in food products", approved by the Order of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine No. 368 of 13 May 2013 and cancellation of Orders of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine No. 197 of 6 May 2003 and No. 811 of 11 December 2007"
G/SPS/N/BDI/20/Add.1 G/SPS/N/KEN/172/Add.1 G/SPS/N/RWA/13/Add.1 G/SPS/N/TZA/204/Add.1 G/SPS/N/UGA/214/Add.1 - DEAS 753: 2021, Seed potato - Requirements for certification, First Edition
G/SPS/N/MYS/57 - Insertion of a new regulation, regulation 38B related to trans fatty acids, into the Food Regulations 1985 (P.U.(A) 437/1985).
G/SPS/N/AUS/580 - Australian import conditions for whole egg, egg yolk, and egg white powder - Final repor
G/SPS/N/CAN/1527/Add.1 - Established Maximum Residue Limits: Tolfenpyrad
G/SPS/N/EU/694 - Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EU) 2016/2031 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards multiannual survey programmes, notifications concerning the presence of regulated non-quarantine pests, temporary derogations from import prohibitions and special import requirements and establishment of procedures for granting them, temporary import requirements for high risk plants, plant products and other objects, the establishment of procedures for the listing of high risk plants, the content of phytosanitary certificates, the use of plant passports and as regards certain reporting requirements for demarcated areas and surveys of pest
G/SPS/N/EU/695 - Draft Commission Implementing Regulation amending Regulation (EU) No 37/2010 as regards the classification of the substance sodium salicylate with respect to its maximum residue limit in foodstuffs of animal origin
G/SPS/N/GBR/30/Add.3 - United Kingdom Border Target Operating Model – Plants, plant products and other objects
G/SPS/N/NZL/755 - Import Health Standard for Grain and Seeds for Consumption, Feed or Processing.
G/SPS/N/USA/3203/Add.2/Corr.1 - Requirements for Additional Traceability Records for Certain Foods; Final Rule; Technical Amendment
G/SPS/N/USA/3431 - Extension of Tolerances for Emergency Exemptions; Multiple Chemicals. Final Rule
G/SPS/N/NZL/744/Add.1 - Shelf-stable Petfoods Containing Animal Products - Processed poultry
G/SPS/N/CHL/773 - Sanitary requirements for the entry into Chile of frozen bovine embryos and repeal of the Resolutions indicated
G/SPS/N/TPKM/621 - Draft Sanitation Standard for Contaminants and Toxins in Food.
G/SPS/N/BGD/7 - Draft Food Safety (Determination and Control of Microbiological Contaminants) Regulations, 2023
G/SPS/N/COL/345/Add.1 - Draft Resolution of the Colombian Agricultural Institute (ICA) establishing the requirements for the registration with the ICA of establishments producing aquatic animals for breeding or human consumption for export
G/SPS/N/TPKM/617/Add.1 - Standards for Pesticide Residue Limits in Foods and Standards for Pesticide Residue Limits in Animal Products
G/SPS/N/MEX/356/Add.1 - Replies to the comments on and changes made to the draft amendment to Mexican Official Standard NOM-012-ZOO-1993, Specifications for the regulation of chemical, pharmaceutical, biological and food products for animal use or consumption, published on 26 June 2018
G/SPS/N/TPKM/620 - The draft amendment of the "Quarantine Requirements for the Importation of Dogs and Cats" in relation to Article 8 (Annex 6) of the "Regulations for the Importation of Objects Subject to Animal Quarantine".
G/SPS/N/USA/3430 - Revocation of Authorization for Use of Brominated Vegetable Oil in Food; Proposed Rule
G/SPS/N/CAN/1513/Add.1 - Established Maximum Residue Limit: Chloropicrin
G/SPS/N/CAN/1537 - Regulations Amending Certain Regulations Concerning Food Additives and Compositional Standards, Microbiological Criteria and Methods of Analysis for Food.
G/SPS/N/GBR/45/Corr.1 - Proposed GB Maximum Residue Levels (MRLs) for pencycuron amending the GB MRL Statutory Register
G/SPS/N/BRA/2032/Add.2 - Establishes the phytosanitary requirements for the importation of propagating material of Petunia (Petunia Spp.), from any origin
G/SPS/N/BRA/2224 - Draft Resolution 1215, 26 October 2023